3-D printed car and home live in symbiotic off-grid harmony
September 30, 2015, 4:15 p.m. by Matt Hickman
A solar-powered home that can charge a car is one thing. But what if power flowed the other way, as well?
Brazilian architect transforms retired shipping container into really big periscope
September 29, 2015, 12:58 p.m. by Matt Hickman
Superiscópio might just be the largest optical instrument of its kind in the world.
Will moving walkways replace trains on London's Circle line?
September 10, 2015, 3:10 p.m. by Matt Hickman
Likely not, but it's fun to imagine zipping along a train-less Tube.
Dying Silicon Valley mall to be reborn with world's largest green roof
September 9, 2015, 7:30 p.m. by Matt Hickman
The man-made foothills are most definitely alive in Cupertino.
Net-zero home provides California farm laborers with heart and 'sol'
September 8, 2015, 11:30 a.m. by Matt Hickman
UC Davis students conceive a 'deliberate solution' to substandard farm worker housing.
In Vietnam, an urban college campus reimagined as a 'forested mountain'
September 4, 2015, 8:35 a.m. by Matt Hickman
Honestly, it would be a touch difficult to hit the books on a campus this wildly verdant.
Belgian IKEA stores to stuff cushions with shredded catalogs
September 1, 2015, 4:48 p.m. by Matt Hickman
IKEA Belgium announces a lovely new throw pillow with well-thumbed filler material.
Mexico City's oldest road to be blanketed with spectacular urban park
August 28, 2015, 3:07 p.m. by Matt Hickman
The neighborhood-linking Cultural Corridor Chapultepec has it all — dedicated stroller lane included.
Make It Right partners with FYI on tiny house in New Orleans
August 21, 2015, 4:47 p.m. by Matt Hickman
At long last, Brad Pitt's green rebuilding effort thinks smaller (but just as sustainable).
Help crowdfund the world's first steam ring generator
August 21, 2015, 12:49 p.m. by Matt Hickman
Professional envelope-pusher Bjarke Ingels launches a Kickstarter campaign. Will other top architects follow suit?
Plant-clad Hawaiian micro-home is perched atop a hollow 'trunk'
August 20, 2015, 3:01 p.m. by Matt Hickman
Don't want to live in it anymore? Just covert it into a drive-through shaved ice stand.